Translation of parent in Spanish:

parent

Pronunciation: /ˈperənt; ˈpeərənt/

noun/nombre

  • my/his parents mis/sus padres the adopting parents los padres adoptantes it has to be signed by a parent tiene que firmarlo uno de los padres many of the children have only one parent muchos de los niños provienen de hogares or familias monoparentales the responsibility of being a parent la responsabilidad que conlleva el ser padre/madre or el tener hijos parents' day día (masculine) de puertas abiertas para los padres parents' meeting reunión (feminine) de padres, reunión (feminine) de padres y apoderados (Chile) (before noun/delante del nombre) [plant/birds] progenitor; [cell] madre parent company o corporation sociedad (feminine) or empresa (feminine) matriz
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    • By tissue culture methods, these can then be used for the regeneration of another plant like the parent.
    • The three propagation methods above will produce a new lily plant identical to the parent.
    • For an animal parent to neglect its own offspring would therefore be for it to behave contrary to its nature.

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